The Private Agricultural Sector Support (PASS) Trust was established in the year 2000 under the agricultural Sector Program Support.
PASS currently operates as an independent organization, operating as a service provider linking the agricultural and financial sectors. Our main objective is to facilitate access to financial and agribusiness development services for agribusiness entrepreneurs covering the entire agribusiness value chain.
Our clients comprise of individual agribusiness entrepreneurs, associations/ groups of smallholder farmers and companies engaged in the agricultural sector. We among other things, assist our clients in developing solid and bankable investment project write ups, and facilitate access to finance through credit guarantee schemes that we operate with commercial banks.
n order to achieve long-term and inclusive growth in agriculture, PASS is aware that attention is needed to ensure responsible development of the sector. One key area of focus is sustainable management of natural resources and minimizing damage to the environment and people in supported projects.
To this end, PASS has incorporated in its 5-year strategy to build a strong green profile and has developed various guidelines and policies to contribute to inclusive and green growth in agriculture, including a policy on Environmental and Social Sustainability.
PASS is now seeking the services of a technical consultant to work under a short-term assignment for purposes of developing a Strategy for Green Growth as well as a plan for implementation of the commitments made. The strategy is expected to provide directions to how PASS can incorporate the concept of Green Growth in our operations bringing together existing policies, guidelines and collaborations.Download Now Apply Now
The Private Agricultural Sector Support Trust (PASS) was established as a project in year 2000 in order to stimulate investments and growth in private sector commercial agriculture through access to finance in Tanzania. In 2007, it was registered as an autonomous non-profit organization under the Trustees’ Incorporation Act of Tanzania, founded by Government of Denmark and Government of Tanzania.
PASS provides business development and financial services to small and medium agribusiness entrepreneurs through linkages to financial institutions. PASS aims to become a leader in the provision of financial and business development services in the agricultural sector in Tanzania and has to date established an impressive track record of success. PASS is headquartered in Dar es Salaam and has zonal offices in Mbeya, Morogoro, Arusha, Mtwara, Kigoma and Mwanza. For more information please visit www.pass.or.tz.Download Now Apply Now